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Nov 25, 2013 9:00pm EST
, and wants the world. she is really interested. she comes from southern agriculturalnd park outside of los angeles, and she wants new york. she gets an opportunity to go and she stays. she only comes back when her brothers tell her they have raised enough money so she can go to college. >> throughout the program, we will visit the richard nixon patary to learn more about nixon. here is our first stop. here is a little bit more about pat nixon's early years. >> she grew up with very humble beginnings. working a lot of time at the farm. here is an account from 1931. a farm account book. when this years old was happening. she talks about how, at the end here, total deposits, made this -- none made since a year ago, january. this shows you how difficult it was to make a living. made ends meet. as a teenager in the depression, mrs. nixon took on a lot of jobs , from becoming a pharmacist, a personal shopper, she became a model, and she would also do call casting. she actually got on the list from paramount pictures, a corporation, to be annexed to and films. wholeso, as part of this jumping fro
Nov 28, 2013 7:00pm EST
. the two were close. >> they were. thank goodness she wasn't in los angeles. >> yeah. >> but to have to go through that yet again. yes, they had been close. >> how concerned was she about security for herself and her children after -- >> terribly concerned after that. she supposedly said if they're killing kennedies, my children could be next. financial and physical security became so important to her. that was probably part of the attraction to mr. onassis. >> four months after rfk's death, she married. >> what happened? >> she was pulled off of the pedestal. people were outraged. many were outraged she would marry anyone at all rather than be an eternal widow, but particularly to marry someone who was this much older, not an american, and who was under some suspicion by the united states government, some of the financial activities. one person says she has gone from prince charming to caliban. >> do we know that it was a happy relationship? >> i think of something her sister said not too many years ago about someone saying how could she have been attracted to such a man after being marri
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